March 20, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma women's golf team sits in third place with a score of 619 at the Dr. Thompson Wahine Invitational in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Tournament action began Monday with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start at the Klipper Golf Course. The Sooners trail defending tournament champion No. 5 Oklahoma State by 10 strokes and No. 6 Tennessee by four strokes.

Senior Jennifer Tannehill leads the Sooner team for the first time this season in fifth place with a score of 153. Trailing Tannehill by one stroke is sophomore Lisa Meldrum in eight place with a score of 154 and Junior Allison Johnson is in 15th place with a score of 157. Tied with Johnson for 15th place and competing as an individual is senior Wendy Martin. Freshman Emily Milberger shot a 160 and is tied for 25th, while sophomore Hope Edge is in 30th place with a score of 161.

The Sooner's will conclude play at the Dr. Thompson Wahine Invitational today with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. AST.

Team Standings
1.Oklahoma State        307-302=609
2.Tennessee       313-302=615
3.Oklahoma        306-313=619
4.TCU             302-319=621
5.Kent State      319-318=637
6.Washington State321-318=639
7.UTEP            320-320=640
8.Princeton       330-314=644
9.Hawaii          331-320=651
10.Portland        336-320=656
11.Osaka Gakuin (Japan)332-329=661
12.Weber State     339-331=670

Individual Standings T1.Emma Zackrisson, Oklahoma State76-74=150 Tai Perry, Tennessee 76-74=150 Drae Ward, TCU 74-76=150 4.Jessica Shepley, Tennessee75-76=151

OU Individual Standings T5.Jennifer Tannehill75-78=153 T8.Lisa Meldrum 79-75=154 T15.Allison Johnson 76-81=157 Wendy Martin* 78-79=157 T25.Emily Milberger 76-84=160 T30.Hope Edge 82-79=161 * indicates individual competitor